Spring 2003 Magazine Contest Details

Questions:  Editors

Poetry Chapbook:
The magazine invites submissions of 16-24 pages of (primarily) unpublished poems, including title page, table of contents, acknowledgments, and bio note. No theme restriction, but prefer cohesive cycles. Format: MSW 98 or 95 TNR 12 (14 for titles; initial caps only). Send hard copy (separate page for each title, but not section) with disc, SA postcard, and $17 check or money order to Big City Lit, Contest/Poetry, Box 1141, Cathedral Sta. NY 10025. MSS not returned; all work considered for magazine publication. Postmarked between March 21 and June 20, 2003. Winner and finalists announced in September. Nice quality, full-color cover publication by Headwaters/Hudson Press, NY, 25 copies (others at discount), special magazine spread and review (see Oct '02), plus magazine-sponsored reading and awards presentation in New York.

Individual Poem:
Relevant guidelines, as above, apply. Fee:  $6/poem.

Relevant guidelines, as above, apply. Fee:  Shorts (to 1500 wds) $15; standard (to 3500) $20; long (6000 max.) $25. Awards and magazine publication in each length category. Unpublished manuscripts only.